Hideko Udagawa plays
Brahms and Bruch -
'... a firmly nourished tone ...'
Violin concertos of Brahms and Bruch reveal an embarrassment of recording riches. And few surpass the finest performances from an unforgettable, receding twentieth century virtuoso generation, some from early days in the busy history of modern sound recording.
One or all of three Brahms performances deserve pride of place in serious listeners' record libraries.
They feature Heifetz, the Chicago Symphony and Fritz Reiner (1959); Menuhin, the Berlin Philharmonic and Rudolf Kempe (1958) and David Oistrach with the Staatskapelle Dresden and Franz Konwitschny (1954)...
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